Anjanavasabha, Añjanavasabha: 1 definition
Anjanavasabha means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
The state elephant of Dhananjaya, king of the Kurus.
It was credited with the power of bringing rain; the brahmins of Dantapura in Kalinga, therefore, begged for it during a severe drought.
But the elephant was of no avail, the rain did not come, and so it was returned to Dhananjaya. J.ii.368f.; DhA.iv.88f.
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
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